Re: Client Authentication in IE

From: Miha Pihler (
Date: 09/17/04

Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 19:31:09 +0200


Can you provide some additional information? What CA server did you setup?
Windows 2000 or Windows 2003? Is this standalone setup or enterprise setup?
Which template do you use on CA to issue user certificate? What purposes do
you see in the certificate?

certificate templates
certificate purposes


"cjha" <> wrote in message
> Hi
> I have set up SSL on IIS 5.0 with Client Authentication set up as
> I have also added the root CA certificate in the CTL.
> Now when I request a Client Certificate from the CA server and install it
> my IE 6.0 it works fine and I can see the certificate in the Tools -
> - Content - Certificates - Personal list. But when I access the site the
> Client Authentication popup does not show any of my client certificates in
> the list. It comes up as blank.
> Can any one tell me what am I missing. Is there some configuration that I
> have to do to make the client certificates come up in the list so that I
> select it.
> I have tried this in 4 machines and all show the same result.
> thanks